Fun Thanksgiving Activities!

Fun Thanksgiving Activities!

     Thanksgiving lessons are so fun because they can revolve around food! Food is such an effective motivator, am I right? 😉 I’m excited to share five FUN Thanksgiving activities that all have a “food” theme!   Mini Apple Pies Who doesn’t love pie?? These mini...
Hands-on Halloween Activities!

Hands-on Halloween Activities!

        Fall is my favorite! I just love the cooler weather, the leaves changing colors, and all things PUMPKIN!! You feel me on that? 😉 I’m excited to share some really fun (and easy!) pumpkin activities you can do with your toddler!     Jack-o-Lantern...
How to Set Up Your Centers

How to Set Up Your Centers

I’ve always been a fan of centers and wanted to make sure I incorporated them into my own classroom. So when I was a first year teacher, I eagerly dove right in…unfortunately, without training my students like I should have. Sure, I explained what to do and I thought...
Math Activities – with Literature Connections!

Math Activities – with Literature Connections!

     I love to integrate literature into my math lessons! (I’m all about read alouds, so anytime I can incorporate them into a lesson I do!) Are you the same way?      These activities are seriously my FAVORITE way to teach math concepts because each one is tied...
Classroom Rules and Rewards

Classroom Rules and Rewards

    Let’s talk about classroom rules and reward systems!     I’ve learned it’s so important to introduce the class rules on the VERY FIRST day of school! I personally like to limit my rules to just three to make it easier for students to remember. I also like to...
Teaching Classroom Procedures

Teaching Classroom Procedures

    My first teaching job was at a Title 1 school with a class of 30 kindergarteners…and I had NO idea what I was doing! It was sink or swim, but thankfully I figured out enough to not completely drown. 😜 I’ve learned a lot about classroom management since then and...
15 Back to School FREEBIES!

15 Back to School FREEBIES!

   Well, it’s that time of the year again! Back to school!! It can be so exciting – but also VERY overwhelming, (and let’s be real) expensive! So much to do, so much to buy to have our classrooms ready for the students. I know exactly how you feel, so I teamed up with...
Keep Those Skills Fresh!

Keep Those Skills Fresh!

     Summer break is just around the corner! Yippee! But with it can come the dreaded “summer slide” (where students lose a significant amount of academic gain made over the school year). We all want to prevent this regression, buuuut it can be challenging to make...
Cute Mother’s Day Booklet

Cute Mother’s Day Booklet

     Every year, I do this “All About My Mom” interview with my students and their answers are SO CUTE! And hilarious! My husband filled this one out with my son…apparently, I’m 4 years old and only 2 feet tall. 😂 And he loves me because “I like to play with her.”...

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